Bread Givers: A Novel : a Struggle Between a Father of the Old World and a Daughter of the New by Anzia Yezierska

This novel tells the story of a young Jewish girl growing up in an immigrant family in the Lower East Side of New York City in the early 20th century. The protagonist struggles to balance her traditional father's Old World expectations with her own aspirations for education and independence, a conflict that embodies the tension between Old and New World values. The book explores themes of identity, assimilation, gender roles, and the immigrant experience in America.

The 1144th greatest book of all time


Published
1925
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-350
Words
70,000
Original Language
English

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